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Governance handbook

The arrangements made by the North East and North Cumbria Integrated Care Board (NENC ICB) for the reservation and delegation of decisions are set out in this scheme of reservation and delegation.

The NENC ICB remains accountable for all its functions, including those that it has delegated. You can view it here.

You can view the process map of the NENC ICB functions and decisions here.

All financial delegations are to the substantive post-holders listed. Only where specifically indicated may the delegation be exercised by their deputy.

The approval of the Delegated Financial Limits is reserved to the ICB.

For invoice/purchase order/order/credit memo and journal approval limits see operational authorised signatory list.

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This document sets out the financial limits up to which officers of the Integrated Care Board may exercise executive functions. These financial limits form an integral element of the financial governance arrangements for the ICB as part of the detailed operational policies which support the scheme of reservation and delegation and prime financial policies.

Appendix 1 outlines the delegated limits to be provided to staff in North of England Commissioning Support (NECS) to ensure effective processing of transactions. 

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These Standing Financial Instructions (SFIs) shall have effect as if incorporated into the Integrated Care Board’s (ICB) constitution. In accordance with the National Health Service Act 2006, as amended by the Health and Care Act 2022, the ICB must publish its constitution.

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The terms of reference set out the membership, the remit, responsibilities and reporting arrangements of the Committee and may only be changed with the approval of the Board.

The Committee is a non-executive chaired committee of the Board, and its members are bound by the Standing Orders and other policies of the ICB.

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The Remuneration Committee (the Committee) is established by the Integrated Care Board (the Board or ICB) as a Committee of the Board in accordance with its Constitution.

The terms of reference set out the membership, the remit, responsibilities and reporting arrangements of the Committee and may only be changed with the approval of the Board.

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The Committee is a non-executive committee of the Board and its members, including those who are not members of the Board, are bound by the Standing Orders and other policies of the ICB.

The Board of the NENC ICB has resolved to establish the Finance, Performance, and Investment Committee (the Committee) as a committee of the Board.

The terms of reference set out the membership, the remit, responsibilities and reporting arrangements of the Committee and may only be changed with the approval of the Board.

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The principal purpose of the Executive Committee is to support the Board by:

  • Overseeing the day-to-day operational management and performance of the ICB in support of the Chief Executive in the delivery of his/her duties and responsibilities to the Board
  • Providing a forum to inform ICB's strategies and plans and in particular the committee will undertake any commissioning and planning activity on behalf of the Board, helping to secure continuous improvement of the quality of services
  • Implementation of the approved ICB strategies and plans.

The Committee will contribute to the overall delivery of the ICB objectives by delivering its remit as set out in these Terms of Reference.

The Committee has no executive powers, other than those delegated in the SoRD and specified in these terms of reference.

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The terms of reference set out the membership, the remit, responsibilities and reporting arrangements of the Committee and may only be changed with the approval of the Board.

The Committee is a non-executive committee of the Board and its members, including those who are not members of the Board, are bound by the Standing Orders and other policies of the ICB.

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